Verboticism: Nostalchic

'That skirt is way too short!'

DEFINITION: n., A fashion item so old that it has gone out of and come back into style. v., To save outdated clothing hoping that it will come back into style.

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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: nah/stal/sheek

Sentence: Jenny's closet is full of nostalchic items from the '60's and '70's which she wears every day.

Etymology: NOSTALCHIC - from NOSTALGIC (a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former time) + CHIC (attractive and fashionable; stylish)

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Comments: Nostalchic

TJayzz - 2008-09-15: 07:16:00
Very good

vmalcolm - 2008-09-15: 07:48:00
That's a lovely word!

metrohumanx - 2008-09-15: 15:22:00
Good one, S.O. I wanted to use "chic" but your combo surpasses whatever i tried to fuse.

lumina - 2008-09-16: 10:42:00
Love it!